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The Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Administration of the Scheme) Regulations 2010

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1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007 (Administration of the Scheme) Regulations 2010 and come into force on the same day as section 44 of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

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2.  In these Regulations “the Act” means the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.

Notice of certain changes under section 50 of the Act

3.—(1) Where a scheme member gives notice under section 50(1)(a) of the Act of a change in the member’s name, Ministers may require the member to provide documents in support of that notice, in such manner and within such time as Ministers may specify.

(2) Where a scheme member gives notice under section 50(1)(b) of the Act of the issue of a full gender recognition certificate, Ministers may require the member to provide the full gender recognition certificate within such time as Ministers may specify.

Time limit for request for correction of vetting information in scheme record under section 51 of the Act

4.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a request by a scheme member for correction of vetting information under section 51 of the Act must be made to Ministers within 3 months of the date of the scheme record containing vetting information which the scheme member considers to be inaccurate.

(2) Ministers may, on cause shown or otherwise where they consider it reasonable to do so, extend the period of 3 months specified in paragraph (1) as they consider appropriate.

ADAM INGRAM

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

12th May 2010

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